New Ringling Boulevard median provides safety

 

New Ringling Boulevard median provides safety

 

Date: February 8, 2010
by: Robin Roy | City Editor

 
 

Upon a request from the clerk of courts, the city of Sarasota began over the weekend installing a small median at the Ringling Boulevard crosswalk in front of the Judge Lynn Silvertooth Judicial Center.

The purpose is to give pedestrians crossing that busy section of roadway a place to safely stop while waiting for traffic to pass.

The city plans to install bricks in the median. Work is expected to be complete next week. Total cost is $11,000.

Contact Robin Roy at rroy@yourobserver.com.
 

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  • Traffic is supposed to stop if there is someone in the crosswalk. They shouldn't have to look for a safe haven in the middle of the crosswalk.
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  • carolann cahill
    Thu 11th Feb 2010
    at 9:18pm
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